To the brave men and women who served in the U.S. Armed Forces, we honor you and your families this Veterans Day… and every day.
Veteran’s Day is on November 11th. There are 9.2 million veterans age 65 and older, who are beyond deserving of recognition and appreciation for their service. Here are several purposeful ways to celebrate this special time with a veteran loved one.
Accompany the veteran to a Veterans Day parade, a luncheon or a national park.
Parades are usually the biggest and most colorful way to spend the day. Many restaurants offer a free meal for ex-service members. A National park is a fun place to enjoy nice fall weather. The parks have free entry on this day.
Enjoy a special family gathering at home.
Raise a flag, tell family stories, play games and sing patriotic songs. It’s okay for family and friends to ask your veteran loved one to tell his or her favorite military stories.
This can be a touchy subject, but the key is to be thoughtful with your questions. Your loved one
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